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How can I get TextMate's QuickLook plugin to render HAML and YML files?

TextMate's QL generators are supposed to render QL views for files that TM recognizes, while TM is open. Out of the box, it only renders the basic ones (C, Perl, etc), but this article on Ciaran ...
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How can I bypass Textmate asking for my password every time I save a file?

I'm using Lion and every time I edit a file, TextMate prompt me for my password. Is there a way to bypass that?
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What makes TextMate a good editor? [closed]

I'm always reading about developers praising TextMate as the editor. What's so awesome about it? Please note that I'm a long-term Emacs user.
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Is there a way to reopen last windows when you launch TextMate in Lion?

I know TextMate isn't Lion optimised, but is there any way to do this?
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Is there a vim bundle for Textmate?

If i want to edit a vimrc file using Textmate I always get this non highlighted flat file. To have a little bit of colors I select the Shell (Bash) bundle but this is far from perfect for editing ...
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Using TextMate, how can I wrap everything in PHP tags?

A question about TextMate. For example, I just typed var_dump($codes);, and I forgot to write <?php ?>. So, now I want to highlight the area that I want to wrap the php tags around. How can I do ...
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Using TextMate, is there a hotkey to move the cursor out of the quotations?

Using TextMate, I noticed when you open a new set of quotations, the ending quotation is automatically created and wraps what you are going to type. Let's say I am finished typing my string literal, ...
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Why do editors such as BBEdit and Textmate have the option of ending your file in a newline (line break)? Why is that important?

Sorry about the n00b question but why is this an option? Is there any caveats to not ending a file with a line break?
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TextMate not saving files in UTF-8

I set my prefs to save files in UTF-8 (the default). But I've noticed that my files are not UTF-8 but US-ASCII. With my newly created file: file -I myfile => myfile: text/plain; charset=us-ascii ...
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Split Windows on Textmate

Textmate has been around for a while, I bought it in 2006. Is it possible to split windows horizontally and or vertically on Textmate nowadays? Probably someone out there made a kind of Plugin for ...
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TextMate: How can I switch 2 lines?

I recently migrated over from Notepad++ (and from Windows) and I am finding myself at an inconvenience without CTRL + T in Notepad++ which switches the current line with the previous line. I tried ...
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Auto open textmate project on startup

How do I get textmate to remember what project i had open last and reopen it automatically? Right now I have to select it from the menu.
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TextMate find dialog not working

So my problem is exactly what it says in the Subject: the find/replace dialog in TextMate is not working anymore. By that I mean that first off, I have to hit āŒ˜ + F twice to make it even appear. ...
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Strange font behavior with external monitors on MacBook

I have noticed some strange behavior when using an external monitor with my MacBook and DejaVu Sans Mono (or Panic Sans) with Terminal.app and TextMate. If I launch these programs prior to plugging ...
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Opening a new file in TextMate opens the last opened file as well

Here is a small annoyance that I have with TextMate. When I want to open a new file in TextMate when it's not running it also opens the last opened file. Now for some cases that's just nice of him to ...
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How to customize Textmate keybindings?

I'm trying to customize Textmate's keybindings. I edited 'KeyBindings.dict' in Content/Resources/ and then restarted textmate. It does not work. Is three an easy way to customize keybindings?
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AppleScript app started prompting to run or quit. How can I disable this?

I'm not entirely sure why this has started happening since this is completely new behaviour and I haven't done any system updates but I have a nice little toolbar app for my Snow Leopard Finder.app ...
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Replacing all white spaces with commas in a 46MB text file

How long should replacing all white spaces with commas take in my 46MB text file using a simple text editor such as textmate on my Mac?
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How to 'scroll down' when there's nothing more to show? (cause I like the blank space)

When I'm working in a text document, I like to start typing at the top of the window or in the middle. I hate when the carat/cursor gets all the way to the bottom and there's no blank space left ...
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How to create TextMate project that contains all files in a folder (and updates dynamically)?

I'd like to create a TextMate project that consists of all files in a particular folder, with the added stipulation that as files are added to (or removed from) that folder that they be added/removed ...
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What are some Textmate alternatives that have the completion key feature?

I am slowly beginning to fear the worst with Textmate and the impending release of Lion and how stable Textmate might be on it. So my question is, are there any Textmate alternatives out there that ...
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Why is there a duplicate entry for my TextMate?

I was changing the default program to open .txt files with and I noticed 2 entries for TextMate. Its one of those little things that annoy me. How can I fix it? I didn't see 2 directors of ...
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How to force a diff format for TextMate?

I have this alias: alias hgd='hg diff|mate' The problem is that for some reason the temporary file thus created will be a .txt, while I'd need it to have the diff syntax highlight. If I manually ...
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Figure out which command is bound to a keyboard shortcut in TextMate

I have a shortcut key conflict between TextMate and LaunchBar. I use āŒ˜+āŒ„+\ to call up LaunchBar's clipboard history. And it works great everywhere except in TextMate, which has this combination bound ...
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Textmate alt-f to move forward by one word

I've recently switched from Linux, so I'm still getting a hang of things -- please bare with me. ;) One thing that is really killing my emacs memory muscles right now is the lack of alt+f and alt+b ...
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How to prevent TextMate from overwriting symbolic links?

In a web project I have multiple environments and a .htaccess.<env> file for each of them. In each of the environments I've made a symbolic link from .htaccess to the right file. Now, whenever ...
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Change completion key in TextMate?

Is it possible to change the completion key (escape) to command for instance? How?
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Textmate: removing sidebar on the left

Is there a way to remove this sidebar from Textmate?
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Tab changing in TextMate when working with LaTeX files?

I tried the new version of TextMate (1.5.10, r1616). I noticed that there's a 'Changed' item on the Release notes stating that the keyboard shortcuts to change tabs are now the de facto standand ...
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How can I change multiple line code indentation in Textmate?

When I use textmate, I select multiple lines and I press TAB, I would like to change the indentation of my code, rather than deleting it. Is there a way to change this functionality?
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Can Textmate nicely indent HTML?

Does Textmate have a function to nicely indent HTML? HTML Tidy indents it - but it seems to delete tags as well. (This isn't completely proper HTML, but still!) <html ...
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Opening emacs from TextMate

I want to launch emacs from TextMate, I tried the method with OTC in here, but it would be great if I can learn other methods that I can launch emacs from TextMate.
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Creating a new file blocks Textmate

When I want to create a new file through the button (left-bottom one) in the project drawer or in the file menu it takes a long time and blocks Textmate and even blocks Textmate totally in some cases. ...